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What laws, regulations and taxes would I have to deal with

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What laws, regulations and taxes would I have to deal with importing electronic cigarettes from China to California and selling them to retail shops and online to both retail suppliers and consumers?

From what I would assume:

Laws: Can't sell to minors under 18.

Regulations: ?

Licences: LLC, Business Licence, retail license, tobacco licence, and whole sale licience.

Taxes: state income, federal income, import tax?


If I were too buy the raw (but diluted from pure) nicotine liquid for the e-cigarettes, what type of rules and regulations does that have to follow? I assume I would need heavy liability insurance?

Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Business Law
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